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Loughborough University: Acceptance Rate, Ranking, Fees for Indian Students & Admission 2024

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About Loughborough University

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Year of establishment1966
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Accepted Exams
Total International Students3300
Size of Campus in acres440
Male/Female Ratio0.69
UG/PG Course Ratio1.44
Endowments ValuePound Sterling 1 million
Scholarships11
Accommodation expenses8248 Pound for 1 sharing (UG),5903 Pound for 2 sharing (PG)
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Q:   What is Loughborough University known for?

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Loughborough University is a public research university located in Loughborough, Leicestershire, England and has claimed the rank #212 in QS World University Rankings 2024. It is home to the world's the largest university-based sports technology research group, which is a part of the Sports Technology Institute. The university also has an international reputation for excellence in teaching and research, having strong links with industry. Loughborough University is one of the country’s leading universities, with a reputation for excellence in teaching and research, strong links with business and industry, and unrivaled sporting achievement.

 

Q:   Is getting into Loughborough University tough?

A: 

Loughborough University's acceptance rate stands at 58% and this figure tells us that about 58 out of every 100 applicants get admitted in this institution. Hence, this makes securing an admission in Loughborough University a competitive affair. Once a candidate fulfills all the admission requirements; standardized test scores, English language requirements & relevant documents, they are most likely to secure an admission in Loughborough University. However, students must not show any laxity and precisely apply to the institution within the deadlines.

Note: The data is derived from unofficial sources and is subjected to change every year.

 

Q:   Is Loughborough University better than Leicester University?

A: 

Loughborough University as well as Leicester University are two top-ranking universities in UK, and ideal study abroad options for overseas students. When it comes to rankings, Loughborough University has an upper hand with the rank #212 in QS World University Rankings. Whereas, Leicester University has claimed the rank #272 in the same category.

Mentioned below is the comparison between both the universities on the basis of some other parameters that can help you choose the better university for you:

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Loughborough University

Leicester University

Acceptance Rate

58%

71.2%

Average GPA

3.7

3.5

Annual Tuition Fee (MS)

INR 20.3 L - 29 L

INR 17 - 22.2 L

 

Q:   What is Loughborough University known for?

A: 
Lboro is home to the world's the largest university-based sports technology research group, which is a part of the Sports Technology Institute. The university also has an international reputation for excellence in teaching and research, having strong links with industry.
 

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Q:   Does Loughborough University offer scholarships to international students?

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Yes, at Loughborough University, all undergraduate degree programmes offer the International Scholarship, except a few Foundation programmes. These prestigious scholarships are currently to the value of 25% of tuition fees for the first year of study.

International applicants are automatically considered for a Loughborough University International Scholarship on the basis of their initial application made through UCAS. Successful applicants will be advised if they are being awarded a scholarship soon after they receive their offer communication from the University’s Admissions Office.

 

Loughborough University Admission Dates 2024

  • Application fees :Pound 20 - 22
  • Type of deadline :Regular
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LORNeeded for few courses
EssaysNot required
CVNot required
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Fall30ᵗʰ Jun - 6ᵗʰ Sep 2024
Spring6ᵗʰ Sep - 6ᵗʰ Dec 2024
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Q:   Does Loughborough University offer conditional admissions?

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Yes, like most UK universities, Loughborough University also offers conditional admission letters to students. Students who meet the academic/or English eligibility or those students whose results are awaited are mostly considered for conditional admissions.

 

Q:   How long does it take to get a CAS letter from Loughborough University?

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The CAS letter is issued once all conditions of the offer have been met and your place is confirmed at the university. Your CAS can only be produced three months prior to the start of your course. The majority of CAS’ are sent out in August in plenty of time for your visa to be granted. As soon as you receive the letter, you can file for a UK student visa.

 

Q:   Can I defer my admission at Loughborough University?

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Yes, the university supports deferment of admission for one year for undergraduate students. However, the reason for deferment should be genuine.

 

Q:   What is Loughborough University's acceptance rate?

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Loughborough University has a high acceptance rate of 58%, which makes it a popular choice among students. Even with a high acceptance rate, the university is a bit selective in its admission process. An applicant’s academic ability and potential to succeed in the chosen course is the foremost factor considered for admission.

Note: The data is taken from unofficial sources and is subjected to change every year.

 

Loughborough University Fees, Duration & Entry Requirements 2024

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Courses1st Year Tuition FeesDuration & Eligibility
MS(46 courses)
INR 21 L - 32 L
Duration1 year
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 6.5 & Above, PTE: 67 & Above, Duolingo: 110 - 120
MBA/PGDM(38 courses)
INR 21 L - 33 L
Duration1 year
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 6.5 & Above, PTE: 67 & Above, Duolingo: 120 & Above
MIM(37 courses)
INR 21 L - 32 L
Duration1 year
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 6.5 & Above, PTE: 67 & Above, Duolingo: 120 & Above
B.E. / B.Tech(27 courses)
INR 21 L - 30 L
Duration3-4 years
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 6.5 & Above, PTE: 67 & Above
B.A.(25 courses)
INR 21 L - 30 L
Duration3 years
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 6.5 & Above, PTE: 67 & Above, Duolingo: 120 & Above
B.Sc.(17 courses)
INR 21 L - 30 L
Duration3-4 years
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 6.5 & Above, TOEFL: 92 & Above
BBA(16 courses)
INR 21 L - 30 L
Duration3-4 years
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 6.5 & Above, TOEFL: 92 & Above, PTE: 62 & Above
B.Arch(3 courses)
INR 22 L - 30 L
Duration3-4 years
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 6.5 & Above
B.J.M.C.(1 course)
INR 21 L
Duration3 years
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 6.5 & Above
PG Certificate(1 course)
INR 9 L
Duration1 year
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 6.5 & Above
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Q:   What are the Loughborough University English language requirements?

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At Loughborough University the standard IELTS English language requirement is 6.5 overall with 6.0 in each individual element (reading, writing, listening and speaking). Some Schools/Departments may require higher levels of English language than those specified.

For those students who do not meet the IELTS requirement, Loughborough University offers a number of pre-sessional English language programmes as an alternative way to satisfy the requirements.

Programme

Cost

Dates

Minimum English Language Requirements*

Application Deadline

Online

Programme C

(11 weeks)

£5390

Monday 26 June – Friday 15 September 2023

The minimum requirement for this course is IELTS 5.5 overall with no subtest below 5.0

Please note: Some schools have higher entry requirements.

Check here for undergraduate,  postgraduate taught or postgraduate research programme requirements.

11.59pm BST (GMT +1) Sunday 28 May 2023

Online

Programme D

(6 weeks)

£2940

Monday 17 July – Friday 01 September 2023

The minimum requirement for this course is IELTS 6.0 overall with no subtest below 5.5

Please note: Some schools have higher entry requirements.

Check here for undergraduate,  postgraduate taught or postgraduate research programme requirements.

11.59pm BST (GMT +1) Sunday 18 June 2023

Campus-based

Programme C

(11 weeks)

£5390

Tuesday 04 July – Friday 22 September 2023

The minimum requirement for this course is IELTS 5.5 overall with no subtest below 5.0

Please note: Some schools have higher entry requirements.

Check here for undergraduate,  postgraduate taught or postgraduate research programme requirements.

11.59pm BST (GMT +1) Sunday 04 June 2023

Campus-based

Programme D

(6 weeks)

£2940

Tuesday 01 August – Friday 15 September 2023

The minimum requirement for this course is IELTS 6.0 overall with no subtest below 5.5. Secure English Language Test (SELT) required.

Please note: Some schools have higher entry requirements.

Check here for undergraduate,  postgraduate taught or postgraduate research programme requirements.

 

Q:   Does Loughborough University accept transfer students?

A: 

Loughborough University considers applications from prospective students who wish to transfer to the university from any other university. The university considers applications for first-year entry and in some cases, second-year entry. However, Loughborough does not accept applications for entry directly into the third or final year of a course.

 

Q:   What is the acceptance rate for Loughborough University?

A: 
Lboro has a high acceptance rate of 58%, making it a popular choice among students. Even with a high acceptance rate, the university is a bit selective in its admission process. An applicant’s academic ability and potential to succeed in the chosen course is the foremost factor considered for admission.
 

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Students Ratings & Reviews

4.3/5
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  • Academically oriented
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  • 100% students never faced discrimination in this university
Internships4
Part time work4.5
Post study jobs3.5
Quality of faculty5
Student Life5
Value for money4.5
Public transportation4.5
Safety5
Indian Food3.5
Permanent Immigration3
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MSc in Business Analytics - Batch of 2023
4.6
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University with top ranking and great student satisfaction rate.
Tips: I have experienced a cultural shift at the beginning of the semester. Teaching method, assignments were completely different from my home country. Later it was not a problem because we got used to it. I was awarded with the scholarship. It covered 20% of the tuition fee. I think B.Teach and 12th standard marks helped me with the scholarship. I am very much satisfied with the overall performance of the university. However, it completely depends upon ourselves how we will use the opportunities which are provided by the university.
Likes (Quality of faculty): For the Business Analytics course we used to have 5 days classes in a week. Morning sessions are lectures continuing sessions with the computer lab. So lab sessions are most of the practice of the lessons which are covered. University has a diverse teaching faculty which includes experienced faculty from all around the globe.
Dislikes (Permanent Immigration): At present I am looking for a job offer who will sponsor for my visa to stay in the country. If I get the one then there is a higher chance to settle in the United Kingdom. If I have a chance I would like to permanently immigrate to this country.
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University is really good in terms of quality of education and faculties.
Tips: Loughborough University provides 20 to 10% of scholarships depending upon the criteria. The cultural difference that I faced after coming to UK was that everything closed by 6 pm but totally satisfied with the university. The course is really interesting.
Likes (Quality of faculty): Loughborough university is renowned for its high-quality faculty members in their respective fields. They often hold regular office hours, respond promptly to emails, and are willing to schedule appointments for additional support and guidance. The university employs a diverse range of teaching methodologies. Designed to cater to different learning styles.
Dislikes (Permanent Immigration): Loughborough university is a small town where no settlement can be seen. Except for the university, there's nothing which can give you job opportunities, and students can't get settled because of a lack of professional opportunities. You need to go out and work in another big city.
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Q:   When should I apply for a placement at Loughborough University?

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Many large recruiters seek applications in the summer vacation after your first year, for placements starting after your second year, so it’s important to plan ahead. Ideally, you should prepare your CV and get it checked by the end of your first year.

 

Loughborough University Rankings 2024

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#251-300
#401-500
Electronics EngineeringA
#21
Business EconomicsB+
#46
#151-175
#10
#16
#51-100
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Q:   What is the Loughborough University's ranking in the world?

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LoughboroughUniversity's Ranking is as follows:

#212 in World University Rankings 2024 - QS World University Rankings
#351-400 in World University Rankings 2023 - Times Higher Education (THE)
#526 in Best Global Universities 2023 - US News and World Report Rankings 

 

Q:   Is Loughborough University good for international students?

A: 

Loughborough University is a great choice for international students. It has maintained its top-five ranking for a second successive year in The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide. It remains the top university in the Midlands. Among international rankings, Lboro often ranks in the top 200 or top 500 global universities. As of 2024, it has been ranked at #212 as per QS World Rankings 2024. Find out more about Loughborough University and Course Rankings here.

 

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Q:   Does Loughborough University accept transfer students?

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Lboro considers applications from prospective students who wish to transfer to Loughborough University from another university. The university considers applications for first-year entry and in some cases, second-year entry. However, it does not accept applications for entry directly into the third or final year of a course.
 
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Loughborough University London fees for international students can be checked from the table given below:

Courses

1st Year Tuition Fees

MBA/PGDM (12 courses)

INR 27 L - 31 L

MIM (12 courses)

INR 27 L - 31 L

MS (7 courses)

INR 24 L - 27 L

MA (8 courses)

INR 19 L - 27 L

Others PG (2 courses)

INR 21 L - 27 L

Cost of Living: Given below is the monthly estimate of the living costs for Loughborough University students:

Particulars

Monthly Cost

Average accommodation cost

£476 (Around INR 50k)

Utilities

£108 (Around INR 11k)

Food

£217 (Around INR 23k)

Laundry / household

£32.50 (Around INR 3,500)

Travel

£87 (Around INR 9k)

Course costs / books

£39 (Around INR 4k)

Insurance

£13 (Around INR 1,400)

Telephone

£22 (Around INR 2k)

Clothing

£43 (Around INR 4,500)

Leisure

£130 (Around INR 14k)

Also Read: Cost of Living in UK for International Students 

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